Risk insurance policies are financial products that will pay the policy holder if the ‘insured event’ – such as becoming unwell and being unable to work – happens.
Insured events include things like temporary illness, permanent illness, temporary injury, permanent injury, or the premature death of the insured person.
Risk insurances insure your good health, which is actually your most important financial asset. That is why risk insurances are almost always the essential first step in any financial plan. Insuring yourself against a loss of income or earning ability allows you to ensure that life for you and your loved ones goes on with the quality you want, even if something unwanted happens.
We provide the complete range of risk insurance services: death cover, total and permanent disability (TPD), income protection and trauma cover. We help you calculate the type and amount of each cover that you might need, as well as discuss other ways that you can protect yourself against financial loss.
We also show you how to minimise the premiums, especially after-tax, without unnecessarily compromising the quality of the policy or the level of cover that you acquire.
If cash flow is tight, we can assist you to find ways to insure yourself that minimise the demands on your day-to-day income. And, of course, as financial planners we can help you find ways to enhance your income. This makes everything more affordable, not just your insurances.
Paul has been working as a financial planner since 1999 and is passionate about helping people live a better quality of life through good financial planning.
Money is important to everyone and being financially secure can have a huge impact on your overall well being and happiness. We all strive for wealth and financial independence yet only 1 in 10 Australians ever achieve this. My goal is to help you make smart choices with your money to help you achieve those things that are important to you so you can spend more time living your ideal life.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys time with his family, travel and anything associated with health and fitness.
Paul Birch is an authorised representative (244671) of Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd (AFSL 307248).